Chapters 13 and 14 Summary
Peter goes to ask Leo Matienne to take him to see the magician, when Leo's wife, Gloria, sees how thin Peter is, she makes him come in for dinner. After Peter eats, Peter tells the Matiennes the story of his father dying on the battlefield and Vilna Lutz bringing the news to them.
Peters says when his mother hears that her husband is dead, she goes into labor with his sister. he tells them about the midwife taking his sister away, about Vilna Lutz lying about his sister being dead, and about what the fortune teller said about the elephant. Peter says he has to see the magician because he needs the magician to take the elephant home or the elephant is going to die.
The elephant dreams of the boy leading her through a sunny field. The magician dreams of the elephant crashing through the ceiling and onto Madam...